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    'Winnable' games??

    Of the following games... which ones are 'winnable'

    Baylor- Yes
    Nebraska- No
    A&M- Yes
    Oklahoma State- No
    Colorado- Yes
    Missouri- Yes



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    I would say all are winnable with the two you said "no" to are unlikely.


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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    I'm leaning towards the OSU game in the winnable category (I thought it was a sure L in preseason) - if Bryant stays out the rest of the year and Hunter stays dinged up.



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    Oklahoma State is a winnable game IMO if we don't go back into hibernation with our offense.



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    I love the enthusiasm, but I count Baylor and CU there.


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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    didn't A&M just take OSU to the wire today? Either OSU sucks or we are grossly underestimating A&M



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    One game at time.


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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    As others have said - we suffer from playing to our competition. I see use either getting blown out or being in way too close to favor us.
    I say we get 2 more somewhere.



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    OSU is a completely different team without Hunter and Bryant. Get them up there on a cold winter night and that's definitely a winnable game.

    @ Nebraska we have zero shot. If the weather is nice, rake some leaves and clean the garage that day. Maybe wash the car, take the wife out, etc.



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    I want the OSU game to start at 9 PM with an 80 mph wind and 6 feet of snow on the ground. A temperature around -20 sounds about right. Then ISU can slow their offense.

    I think ISU will get one between Baylor and CU and pick up another one somewhere that they shouldn't. End the year at 5-7.



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    Nebby isn't that great... if we play lights out i think we can win... i mean- i thought the KU game was a sure loss too, but we were only one play away



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    Baylor- Yes
    Nebraska- Yes
    A&M- Yes
    Oklahoma State- Yes
    Colorado- Yes
    Missouri- Yes



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    Quote Originally Posted by Rogue52 View Post
    Baylor- Yes
    Nebraska- Yes
    A&M- Yes
    Oklahoma State- Yes
    Colorado- Yes
    Missouri- Yes

    this.
    if the offense plays like they did today we will have a shot at every game left on the schedule. we will still get to 6 or 7 wins.



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    I'd rather order them by likelihood.

    Most likely
    Colorado
    Baylor
    Missouri
    A&M
    Oklahoma State
    Nebraska
    Least Likely

    Maybe flip A&M and Missouri. I think we have a reasonable chance in every game except for Nebraska, but we'll only likely only win 1 or 2 more. I really don't think we'll go win-less in the Big XII this year.



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    Re: 'Winnable' games??

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUKyro View Post
    As others have said - we suffer from playing to our competition. I see use either getting blown out or being in way too close to favor us.
    I say we get 2 more somewhere.
    This was the big thing we did back in the mccarney days that drove me insane, not stomping the teams we should and then playing a ranked team to the wire.

    It's weird to have it back, but at least our football team is competing and the chizik days are over, there will be a hangover but there was and still is some good optimism, it just sucks being 3-3 knowing you could easily be 5-1, at least 4-2. But on the other hand it's better than 2-4, 1-5, or 0-6 so I like progress. Keep following Rhoads to victory.


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